Album Review: Clouds Collide – “All Things Shining”

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Imagine that you’re laying on the bank of a running river, with sounds of nature echoing in the background. Then suddenly, a heavenly piano sweeps in, and a soothing voice whispers, “I’ll be alright if you’ll be alright.” It’s a moment so sublime that you can’t help but feel at ease, and it’s the kind at which Clouds Collide‘s new album, All Things Shining, proves particularly adept. Even in its heavier moments—and yes, there are plenty—it’s a gorgeous listen that will transport you to a state of total serenity.  Continue reading